The Gunners boss was delighted to see his side beat West Brom 6-0 in the second round of the Carabao Cup
Mikel Arteta gave Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang a quick hug as he left the field.
The Arsenal captain scored his first goals of the season on Wednesday night when he scored a hat-trick during Arsenal’s 6-0 win over West Brom in the second round of the Carabao Cup.
It was an almost perfect night for Arsenal after such a miserable start to the season, and Arteta believes fans can be back in the field that Aubameyang needs to get him back in shape during his first two seasons at the club showed. .
What was said?
Asked if fans back in the stadiums could make a difference for Aubameyang and get the best out of him, the Arsenal boss said: ‘I hope they can do that.
‘It’s clear that he is a very happy character and that he needs the connection with people; with family, with friends, with fans. You could see the interaction when he left the field, and I think that’s something very positive for him, yes. ”
What else did Arteta say?
The Arsenal boss believes that the victory that the morale in The Hawthorns achieves can be the perfect tonic for his players after the defeats in the Premier League.
Nicolas Pepe, Bukayo Saka and Alexandre Lacazette were also on target in the 6-0 success, with Aaron Ramsdale making his debut in goal and Martin Odegaard impressing on his first start since returning permanently from Real Madrid.
“If you lose a game, you have to win as fast as possible,” Arteta said. ‘Today’s match is going to give us some confidence. We had players who played the first minutes.
‘Auba, after his covid, will get a few minutes and score three goals for his confidence. Overall I think a very positive evening. ”